Poster of Lübeck by Alfred Mahlau. The city-state of Lübeck was a member of Hanseatic League, a voluntary association that provided military and diplomatic services as well as international law enforcement to its members.

Alfred Mahlau

Lübeck, Alfred Mahlau (remind you of another similar name?

Lübeck, Germany.                                           Con lo despejado que parece que está alrededor,y le ponen un arco a la casa para pasar

Lubeck, Holsten Gate Named after my ancestors. Gotta see it one of these days.

Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn,  Estonia.The origins of Tallinn date back to the 13th century, when a castle was built there by the crusading knights of the Teutonic Order. It developed as a major centre of the Hanseatic League, and its wealth is demonstrated by the opulence of the public buildings (the churches in particular) and the domestic architecture of the merchants' houses, which have survived to a remarkable degree despite the ravages of fire and war in the intervening…

Amazing City and architecture Pictures Tallinn Estonia

Danzig coins Gdańsk - Free City of Danzig Half Gulden Silver Coin, mint year 1923.  Obverse: Stylized sail ship at sea. The stylized vessel symbolizes the merchant ships of the Hanseatic League also known as the Hansa.

Danzig coins Gdańsk - Free City of Danzig Half Gulden Silver Coin, mint year Obverse: Stylized sail ship at sea. The stylized vessel symbolizes the merchant ships of the Hanseatic League also known as the Hansa.

A cog of the Hanseatic League

A cog of the Hanseatic League

Map of the cities belonging to the Hanseatic League (Europe, c. 13th to 17th centuries).

Birch Bark Documents from Novgorod, Russia

Molln house, dated 1582    A house in Molln, Germany, dated 1582. Molln was the last home of Til Eulenspiegel, a legendary jester/ prankster who lived from 1300(?) to 1350.  Molln was ruled by Lubeck of the Hanseatic League from 1359 to 1683.

Molln house, dated 1582 A house in Molln, Germany, dated Molln was the last home of Til Eulenspiegel, a legendary jester/ prankster who lived from to Molln was ruled by Lubeck of the Hanseatic League from 1359 to

Soest, Germany-The churches in Soest were lovely and enriched by the city's participation in the Hanseatic League.  Several of the church windows celebrated their products they traded.  My host told us that on Christmas Eve the citizens carol with candles through the streets before attending midnight services at the Catholic or Lutheran Cathedrals.

Soest, Germany-The churches in Soest were lovely and enriched by the city's participation in the Hanseatic League. Several of the church windows celebrated their products they traded. My host told us that on Christmas Eve the citizens carol with candles through the streets before attending midnight services at the Catholic or Lutheran Cathedrals.

Hanse and German Orders in the 14th Century

Hanse and German Orders in the Century

Forces of the Hanseatic League 1200-1500 (Men-at-Arms) , 978-1782007791, David Nicolle, Osprey Publishing

Forces of the Hanseatic League (Men-at-Arms) , David Nicolle, Osprey Publishing

Lüneburg ist über 1000 Jahre alt. Im Mittelalter wurde die Stadt Mitglied der Hanse und zu einer der wichtigsten Handelsstädte für Salz.

Old Town Lueneburg

The Hanseatic League saw a group of port cities that realized that combining their powers and standardizing their practices would make them even stronger than if they each took maters into their own hands. Interesting trivia: Lufthansa gets it’s name from the hansa league and laterally means “Air Hansa.” The “Queen of the Hanseatic League” was Lübeck. www.germanyja.com

Me, the Kid, and Rome

The Hanseatic League saw a group of port cities that realized that combining their powers and standardizing their practices would make them even stronger than if they each took maters into their own hands. Interesting trivia: Lufthansa gets it’s name from the hansa league and laterally means “Air Hansa.” The “Queen of the Hanseatic League” was Lübeck. www.germanyja.com

Me, the Kid, and Rome

Stralsund, an old city of the hanseatic league, Germany (Unesco world heritage)

Old City, East Germany, Berlin Germany, Heritage Site, Foundation, Ruins, Buildings, Houses, Cities

Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen

Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen

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